Lecture series explores new ways to lead and change organizations

Lecture series explores new ways to lead and change organizations
September 8, 2010

Phil Brozynski
(630) 829-6094

Lisle, lllinois ~ Richard and Emily Axelrod, founders and principles of The Axelrod Group, Inc., have worked with both the big – Boeing, Coca-Cola, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Kraft and 3M – and the small – Barrington Coaxelrodmmunity Unit School District 220 and the Calgary Health Authority.

However, their message is the same whether an organization has 50 employees or 5,000 – by widening the circle of involvement, connecting people to each other, creating communities for action and promoting fairness, you increase employee satisfaction and improve productivity.

The Axelrods will bring their message to the Krasa Student Center on the campus of Benedictine University when they present "Terms of Engagement: New Ways of Leading and Changing Organizations" from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 23. The lecture is part of the Department of Management and Organizational Behavior's Contemporary Trends in Change Management Lecture Series.

Richard Axelrod has more than 25 years of consulting and teaching experience. His most recent book is "Terms of Engagement: Changing the Way We Change Organizations (Berrett-Koehler Publishers)."  Emily Axelrod has co-authored a number of books and presented to organizations such as the American Management Association and the London Strategic Planning Society.

Seating is limited and registration is required. The cost of the lecture is $490. To register, call (630) 829-6223.


Benedictine University is located in Lisle, Illinois, just 25 miles west of Chicago, and has branch campuses in Springfield, Illinois, and Mesa, Arizona. Founded as a Catholic university in 1887, Benedictine enrolls nearly 10,000 students in 56 undergraduate and 19 graduate programs. Forbes magazine named Benedictine among "America's Top Colleges" for the sixth consecutive year in 2016. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org). For more information, contact (630) 829-6300, admissions@ben.edu or visit ben.edu.